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Maui firefighters rescue stranded 23-year-old windsurfer

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 9:56 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2014

Maui firefighters Thursday afternoon rescued a 12-year-old boy from Japan, who was windsurfing at Kaa Point.

The boy was kite surfing 100 yards offshore at Kanaha Beach Park when he lost his sail at about 4:40 p.m., Maui fire official said.

Firefighters used a fire ski rescue watercraft to bring the boy to shore. He was met by his mother and did not need medical attention.

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